There will be a funeral service for Diane at 10 AM on Friday July 3, 2015 at Beck Memorial Home in Bloomington. Pastor Josh Beutow will officiate. There will be a visitation from 4-6 PM on Thursday July 2, 2015 at the funeral home.
Diane was born August 31, 1943 in Bloomington to Paul and Leona Carr Beutow. She married Norman Phillips on November 11, 1965 in Bloomington. He survives. She is also survived by one daughter Debbie (Bruce) Mitchell of Bloomington, two brothers, Robert (Barb) Beutow of Devils Lake, ND and Franklin (Susie) Beutow of Bloomington, two grandchildren, Bruce (Britta) Mitchell II and Christopher (Jenai) Mitchell, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters. She attended Bloomington High School. She was a die-hard St. Louis Cardinal fan. Before her illness she was an avid bowler. Diane loved garage sales, fishing, having cookouts and especially loved spending time with her family and going to the Riverboat. She was loved by all who knew her. She was a best friend to her husband and daughter. Diane was a very caring and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Family and friends may gather at the Bloomington Eagles Club after the funeral to celebrate her life.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.